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November 20, 2018 1:14 PM Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a weekend Fox News interview in which he also asserted that the former Navy SEAL and former commander 18

July 14, 2018 1:52 PM Six dead after attackers target Somalia’s presidential palace

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers’ uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people, again 20

March 2, 2018 12:13 PM Gunmen attack army headquarters, French Embassy in Burkina Faso's capital

Country targeted in the past by jihadist groups operating across Sahel region An explosion rocked Burkina Faso's army headquarters in the capital of Ouagadougou on Friday and black smoke could be seen billowing above, a Reuters witness said. It was not immediately clear what caused the blast. But a witness told Reuters that masked gunmen with backpacks 60

February 14, 2018 12:57 PM Billions pledged for Iraq’s reconstruction after war with Daesh, but still short of goal

The biggest pledge came from Turkey, which announced $5 billion, while Kuwait’s ruling emir said his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq. KUWAIT CITY—Billions of dollars were pledged Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq’s reconstruction after the country’s devastating war with Daesh 54

February 8, 2018 1:55 PM Jolly Bimbachi, mother held by al-Qaeda affiliate, returns to Canada

Her companion, Sean Moore, also returned home to Chatham, Ont. The tears started almost as Jolly Bimbachi stepped off the airport escalator and into the waiting embrace of her daughter. After months apart, Bimbachi is back with one of her children following an unsuccessful attempt to bring her other two back to Canada. "I tried a lot of ways to bring 45

February 5, 2018 3:42 PM 2 Canadians freed in Syria were trying to bring children back to Canada: source

Jolly Bimbachi flew to Lebanon in November to reunite with her sons Two Canadians who were recently released by an al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria were detained while trying to take two young children back to Canada, CBC News has learned. Jolly Bimbachi of Chatham, Ont., travelled to Lebanon in November to find Omar Ahmad, 8, and Abdal-Geniy Ahmad, 7, after 43

February 3, 2018 5:52 PM Pilot killed after Syrian rebels down Russian warplane

Plane crashed close to key highway connecting Damascus and Aleppo A Russian pilot who ejected from his fighter jet after it was shot down in northwestern Syria on Saturday was killed by militants after he landed alive on the ground and resisted capture by an al-Qaeda-linked group, Syrian monitors and a Syrian militant said. The Russian news agency TASS quoted 39

January 24, 2018 8:59 PM Federal judge loosens some of terror suspect Mohamed Harkat’s release conditions

OTTAWA—A judge has granted terror suspect Mohamed Harkat more freedom — though not as much as he asked for. In a judgment made public today, Federal Court Justice Sylvie Roussel says Harkat can travel anywhere in Ontario or Quebec for 72 hours without notifying authorities. He can also report to officials in person just once a month, not every two weeks 22

December 8, 2017 1:02 PM Al Qaeda calls for attacks against U.S., Hamas calls for new uprising in aftermath of Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has angered Arabs and Muslims who view it as an expression of blatant pro-Israel bias. JERUSALEM—Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza, and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia poured into the streets after Friday prayers to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s 46

November 2, 2017 8:40 AM CIA releases 470 000 more files from Osama bin Laden raid

Washington – Never-before-seen video of Osama bin Laden's son and potential successor was released on Wednesday by the CIA in a trove of material recovered during the May 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaeda leader at his compound in Pakistan. The video offers the first public look at Hamza bin Laden as an adult. Until now, the public has only seen childhood 59